Welcome to Salem State University
Join our undergraduate community of 7,000 students. Learn more about how to apply as a new student.
Advance your career and become a leader in your profession. We offer master's degrees in 10 disciplines, graduate certificates and educator licensure programs.
If you've attended a 2-year or 4-year institution and are ready to transfer, our application and transfer process is easy! Learn more about applying as a transfer student.
Financial Aid Info
We hope to remove financial obstacles and provide the opportunity for all current and prospective students. Review the basic steps below.
Financial Aid Important Information
Once your FAFSA has been submitted, the financial aid office will notify you if any additional documents are needed. We also recommend you check your Navigator "to do" list to see if any additional information is needed.
Once complete, the financial aid office will notify you via email and mail that your financial aid package is available.
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Explore what’s hiding just beneath the surface... 🐟🌾 Thank you Sarah Rydgren (@gotsarah), ‘18 alum, for this beautiful shot off the coast of Salem! Sarah learned to scuba dive at #SalemState, where she studied environmental biology and minored in both chemistry and geology. She thanks biology professor Ted Maney for helping to inspire her passion for scuba diving.🤿 #VikingPride